SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea Thursday warned that it was planning a third nuclear test with an aim to target its “sworn enemy”, the United States, with long range ballistic missiles carrying atomic warheads.
The country’s top military body, headed by the North Korean young leader, Kim Jong-un, also denounced Tuesday’s UN Security Council resolution condemning Pyongyang’s December rocket launch.
“We don’t hide the fact that the various satellites and long-range rockets which the DPRK will fire one after another and the high-level nuclear test we will carry out are targeted at the United States, the sworn enemy of the Korean people” the National Defence Commission said in a statement carried by official news agency KCNA. Continue reading
“In the new phase of our century-long anti-U.S. struggle, we do not hide that various satellites, long-range rockets that we will continue to launch and high-level nuclear test we will conduct will target our sworn enemy, the United States,” the North’s National Defense Commission said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency.
A series of signs and analyses also point to an imminent third nuclear test. Continue reading